LONGSTONE EXIST beneath the vagaries of the pop world's glitzy detritus. Overlooked by all but music obsessives, Mike Cross and Mike Ward's efforts only fleetingly invigorate late-night airwaves. The mainstream doesn't much care for Longstone. And though it might not pay the rent, the pull to make music is far too alluring to give up for day jobs.
They are dedicated architects of sound, who labour purely for the love of what they do. Their second full-length studio album auto://genous is an inventive concoction that draws from electronica, avant rock and ambient abstraction, and just occasionally bursts into the kind of futuristic butt-shaking that all intelligent clubs should be spinning.'
(Ochre Records Website)
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